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Thursday, 27 Jan 2011

Google Censoring Searches Relating to Torrents

Google Censoring Searches Relating to Torrents

Google begins censoring the words relating to a P2P technology, BitTorrent on its Google Suggestions and Instant services.

Wednesday, 26 Jan 2011

AMD Cuts Prices of Radeon Graphics Cards

AMD Cuts Prices of Radeon Graphics Cards

Just as we predicted, AMD has announced price cuts to their Radeon graphics cards - namely the Radeon HD 6950 2GB, HD 6950 1GB, and the HD 6870.

Paper Batteries Use Moisture to Recharge

Paper Batteries Use Moisture to Recharge

A battery made out of paper sounds incredible. A paper battery that recharges from the air moisture sounds even more plausible. But this is apparently very real from the researchers at CENIMAT.

Nikon D7000 Teardown Reveals Sony Sensor

Nikon D7000 Teardown Reveals Sony Sensor

So you know the relatively new Nikon D7000 and the rumors about the camera using a Sony sensor? Yeah, it's no longer a rumor, as this tear down reveals.

Tuesday, 25 Jan 2011

RIM Claims PlayBook Has Equal or Greater Battery Life than iPad

RIM Claims PlayBook Has Equal or Greater Battery Life than iPad

While RIM's PlayBook is still not ready for the market, its executives are putting claims that the PlayBook will have an equal or greater battery life than Apple's iPad, even with its smaller battery cell size.

Motherboard Prices to Rise in 2011

Motherboard Prices to Rise in 2011

An ASUS executive has been quoted saying that motherboard prices are set to rise in 2011, due to higher labor costs in China and an increased price for copper.

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft's Battle Plan Against The iPad

Microsoft launched a marketing campaign for its reseller partners recently, hinging on the iPad's enterprise shortcomings. Although the iPad was designed primarily with consumers in mind, the following news article and Powerpoint slides are testament to the Redmondians' belief as to why Windows 7 is more suited for enterprise needs over the iOS.

Monday, 24 Jan 2011

Sony PSP2 Rumored to Come with OLED Display and 3G Connectivity

Sony PSP2 Rumored to Come with OLED Display and 3G Connectivity

In just a few days, Sony will be revealing its latest PlayStation Portable update, dubbed as the PSP2. Some details have been forthcoming, which includes an OLED display and 3G connectivity thrown in for easier multi-player support.

Tegra 2 3D Information Leaked

Tegra 2 3D Information Leaked

The leaked slides reveal that the latest NVIDIA mobile processor will have 3D support and up to 1.2GHz in processing speed. Yummy? We think so.

3D Pictures Make You Ill

3D Pictures Make You Ill

Companies responsible for film, television and gaming media are touting it as the future of entertainment. Rather than thrill you, however, the increasing use 3D technology could make you feel ill according to optometrists.

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